Weight Lifting Tips
What To Do
WeightTraining.com has a hundred+ health plans and rotations worked out already with some pretty reasonable descriptions. From beginner to advanced.
Free Weights vs Weight Machines
How To Do Things Properly
Oracle Fitness has hundreds of videos on demonstrating the proper way to do different exercises and weight machines here. Excellent resource.
Where To Learn More
A commonly quoted bible for power lifters and body builders is the Rippetoe/Kilgore:
I also have their video demonstrating the proper way to lift and common problems. I’ll be quite honest, it’s (edit:) 20-30 minutes (edit:) per exercise (x5 exercises) of showing people streaming doing sets of 5 over and over again. Really informative, but insanely dull at the same time. I feel asleep mid-way through the second exercise. My wife woke me after and said it was the most boring thing she had ever listened to while she was doing work in the other room. That said, if you want to see how to do it properly – this will show you.
There is a free wiki here.